In the final section Wood examines allusions to music, performance, and sound within such poems as "The Sea-Limits," "The Monochord
," and "For an Allegorical Dance of Women.
For example, Ulrich presents the monochord
almost as a sort of forgotten instrument that shares similarities in construction to the hummel.
in Ancient Greek Harmonic Science, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010).
No cross reference is too remote, be it the monochord
demonstrating the numeric order of music or the aesthetics of dome structures and catenaries developed by Frei Otto.
At night Under the tent And the monochord
guitar The old man sings To Oumar Ba senior, A refrain of the elders Heard of even in Bloomington.
In Lab B, your students will recreate an old experiment by turning their guitar into a monochord
Apart from the ancient art, there is also an ethnographical component of the show, including a monochord
and clothing that belonged to the imperial family, provided in cooperation with a museum of ethnography in Vienna that co-organized the event.
Nicholas of Cusa, for instance, wrote that rithmomachia was to arithmetic as the monochord
was to music, and the author of the doggerel poem De vetula (ascribed, incongruously, to Ovid in the Middle Ages) described it as the "flower and fruit of arithmetic," (41) not just an aid to its comprehension.
Two aspects in particular set the style of De musica apart from other treatises: his long digression and commentary on part of Guido of Arezzo's influential treatise Micrologus, and his discussion of a diagram that purported to show the relationship between the tetrachords and the modes in conjunction with the monochord
SONIA SLANY Monochord
Music (Village Life): Yes, I know it's a pretty small category, but where else can this double CD be placed?
"was deliberately designed and built to conduct experiments regarding the relation of the length of the string to the pitch of the sound," Dimarogonas suggests.
The House of Life sequence is replete with terminology related to musical performance, including references to instruments (hautboy, harp, lute, monochord
), performers (minstrel, daughters of the daybreak, bird, sirens), techniques (modulation, choral consonancy, wave, echoes, silence), and compositions (voluntary, air, tune, strain, song, ditties, dirges, vesper-song) in addition to musical titles ("Broken Music," "The Song-Throe," "The Monochord
," "Death's Songsters").